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Photo of Atria Park of Lafayette
99 Photos available
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All 5 stars. Atria Park of Lafayette is an excellent place. The caregivers were proactive in managing my moms medicines, all staff were very communicative with my family about my moms care. I would...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Atria Park of Lafayette offers all the comforts of home, with just the right amount of care. Our dedicated staff provides 24-hour support to assisted living residents, as well as specialized care for those with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. With panoramic views of Mount Diablo, spacious...
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We have had both parents and currently mom staying at Montecito.. experiencing Assisted Living and now Memory Care. It has been and continues to be a journey. We are so very grateful to have the staff and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Montecito is a premier retirement community situated on a lush five-acre campus with views of the rolling hills and direct access to Galindo Creek and Newhall Park. Montecito provides quality, comfort and a continuum of care with five-star services and amenities. Here, an active lifestyle...
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We really like the place and the staff members at La Orinda Care Home. They have really done a good job caring for our loved one. Based on the experience we have had so far, we would recommend their services...
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Care Homes: Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
Relax and comfortable is what we is at La Orinda Care home. We offer flexibility with meals, furniture, activity schedule and even prices to tailor things to make day to day living more comfortable. We offer activity for our residents which include arts and crafts, games, exercise, karaoke and...
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I found Sunrise of Danville after looking at over 30 assisted living facilities over a 3-month-period working with an advisor at A Place for Mom. When I visited Sunrise of Danville I knew it was the right...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Community & Location Highlights:Conveniently located in Danville, CAVery close to Blackhawk Medical CenterMinutes from beautiful Diablo Country ClubSurrounded by stunning gardensSunrise of Danville, in Danville, California, offers a loving environment, staffed by experienced caregivers. Our...
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22 Floor plans available
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My loved one is currently a resident at Brookdale Diablo Lodge and the overall experience has been good. It's a good place if you have a social senior/loved one. Otherwise, find someplace cheaper would be my...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Home Comforts with Luxury AmenitiesSome seniors might think retirement means falling asleep in an armchair and counting down the minutes until your next television program comes on. But that doesn’t have to be your experience. Instead of settling for a life of isolation and boredom, you can...
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Overall it has been a solid choice for my mom. She moved in in September and we have happy with the experience here so far. The staff is friendly and shows care. When things aren’t quite right we don’t hear...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Belmont Village Albany, affiliated with the University of California, Berkeley*, offers a collaborative experience that embraces Albany’s community-oriented character while sharing the benefits of university affiliation. The best-in-class community offers Independent Living, Assisted Living and...
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The Tiffany Court staff is wonderful to my Mom. My Mom needed assisted living with memory care, and Tiffany Court at Kingston is the unicorn for our family. Private rooms with private bathrooms and...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
TIFFANY COURT is a unique assisted living community, located in the heart of beautiful Walnut Creek. Our intimate size, elegant homelike environment, and unsurpassed location make Tiffany Court the number one choice for seniors in Contra Costa County. Tiffany Court resident independence is...
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What really makes Oakmont of Concord stand out from other assisted living facilities is the staff. Our mother was treated like a much loved family member and it made such a difference in the quality of her...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
About Oakmont of ConcordOakmont of Concord is a luxury retirement community situated on a lush campus with scenic views, industry renowned dining, and endless on-site amenities. We are also very close to shopping, fine dining, the arts, and world-class entertainment.If an active lifestyle is what...
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1111 Floor plans available
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I ended up having only four days notice to select a facility and set up the room furnishings for my mother-in-law. The staff went out of their way to set up the contracts, walking me through the facilities...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
As one of the most trusted senior living providers in the East Bay, Atria Walnut Creek has served families like yours for more than 10 years.With a continued commitment to quality, they have just completed a full-scale renovation to enhance the beauty and functionality of the community, indoors...
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I was amazed how the staff knew my name the first day I came in. It felt like home and being welcome to the community. The staff is always willing to help when I need it. They always have a smile on their...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
With the classic California ambiance of a Mission-style lodge, Atria Valley View is a vibrant assisted living community nestled in the hills of Walnut Creek, conveniently located near downtown, shopping, banking and the John Muir Medical Center.Recently redeveloped to create strong indoor-outdoor...
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Photo of TreVista Senior Living at Concord
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8.8
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My mom is currently a resident at TreVista Concord and everything has been great for her at this facility overall. All of the staff do a great job of explaining and making everything work. My mom is in the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
When you make the decision to move to your new home with us at Entrust Senior Living of Concord, an Assisted Living and Memory Care community, you will find we are not just another senior living community.We measure our success not only by the Wellness factor, but also the Happiness factor!It has...
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I am so glad that we found the New Alamo Residence Home for my mom. My mom had dementia and she had lived at a larger assisted living facility for a few years, but as her condition advanced, she needed more...
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Care Homes: Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
At New Alamo Residence Home in Alamo, CA, we welcome folks into a posh residence with technologically advanced amenities, professional healthcare, and full-time assistance. We invite folks from ages 55 and up to move into an ideal, stress-free environment that allows you to spend your twilight...
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The facility is beautiful. [name removed] lives in a studio apartment with a beautiful view. Staff is excellent, food is more than acceptable. Many activities to choose from. Maintenance requests take a...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
This is the kind of place people dream of living in. With views of both Lake Merritt and the East Bay Hills, Lake Park is a retirement community in Oakland, CA that's ?lled with natural light, greenery and fascinating people. Here, a diverse collection of extraordinary residents enjoys a...
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Get to know the staff! They need to know who you're visiting & will be more receptive to answering questions/providing info...a little kindness goes a long way on both sides!??
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Pacifica Senior Living Oakland Heights provides a wide range of services to meet the needs of seniors in all stages of life. They offer everything from independent living to dementia care. They even offer support services for family members, including support groups for those interested. Elderly...
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IThis community is unlike any other. They offer meditation, yoga, dance classes and residents are actively engaged with each other The staff is very loving and closely connected with my Mom. No one is...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
AgeSong WoodPark is pleased to offer AgeSongLiving's unique approach to eldercare, a rich, colorful, culturally diverse assisted living community. What makes the AgeSongLiving approach unique and especially relevant to WoodPark is our view of aging as growth and expansion. In appreciation of...
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My aunt has thrived at Mercy Retirement and Care Center - this has been an excellent community for her. As a family member ongoing communication with me by staff is consistent. Thank you for putting me in...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Mercy Retirement and Care Center is an assisted living community located in Oakland, California, in Alameda County and home to over 413,000 people. Oakland is a wonderful city with lots of businesses, shopping, sporting events, restaurants and stores. Residents will enjoy Bay area views, shopping...
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I would definitely recommend Lakeside Park. The staff were amazing and really paid attention to what my loved one's needs were and created activities specifically to his needs. They were all so friendly and...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Lakeside Park, nestled in the scenic neighborhood of Lake Merritt and Lakeside Park, is dedicated solely to Memory Care. Everything is designed to support the full well-being of our residents experiencing memory care changes in their lives. One-bedroom and studio residences feature spacious...
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The staff here is wonderful and always available to answer my request over all excellent. They were very accommodating with the move in. I visit my wife 3 times a day I really feel at home while in there
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Fewer Worries, More JoyIf you were to ask our memory care residents in Danville, California if they are happy to be here, they would tell you life has never been better. Each resident of our community experiences a full and rich life. Our community calendar provides activities, programs and...
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We've had a very positive experience, and we feel very lucky Merrill Gardens at Rockridge had space available. We did our homework, and some of the other places we looked into were a little scary. I like...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Merrill Gardens at Rockridge is designed to fit in with the beautiful homes in the area. Enjoy the local cafes, gourmet restaurants, bookstores, and antique shops. It's right across the street from The Ridge, a brand new upscale shopping center. The community features spacious apartments with...
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My father was residing at Sunrise until he passed away in September of 2022 from old age. I finally have the time to write this review that is so over due. My fathers care at Sunrise Assisted living was...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Ivy Park at Walnut Creek offers the finest in retirement living, assisted living, and memory care. We strive to create the retirement lifestyle that our loved ones have always desired and to bring their envisioned community to life. Our range of care services are based on a “whole living”...
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Very attentive care for my loved one at Elegance Berkeley. My loved one initially really enjoyed assisted living. This facility is an attractive facility with friendly and committed administration. A...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Situated in Poet’s Corner between the West Berkeley Design Loop and the International Marketplace District, Elegance Berkeley is designed to help the East Bay’s active elders continue to contribute, participate and inspire future generations.Offering a comfortable, supportive and accessible...
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7.5
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It is a wonderful facility and they take care of residents like family... that kind of attention and attitude is priceless. Starting with the General Manager down to all of the caregivers, every one works...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Aegis of Pleasant Hill is a warm and friendly retirement community located in the heart of Contra Costa County. Our community is designed with a classic English influence with well appointed living rooms, spacious apartments with views and a flowering fountain courtyard for gardening and quiet...
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It seemed best for his needs in terms of both location and what they provide. I also heard and continue to hear good things about them as compared to other similar communities. Also fit within our price...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Point at Rockridge, located in the Rockridge neighborhood in Oakland, is across street from a complete shopping center and only a few blocks from the unique shopping areas of Piedmont and College Avenues. Physician’s offices, medical facilities, churches and synagogues, as well as UC...
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We chose LaFatyette because of the location and the manger was extremely friendly, and it was clean and in a nice neighborhood. She did upsell us on some things that went away after a couple days of being in...
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Care Homes: Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
Lafayette Gardens is a senior living facility designed to allow the elderly a safe place to enjoy their late years. Many times, seniors fear losing their independence, but it is at times like this that an assisted living facility can allow them to be as independent as they like. The community...
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My wife and I are staying here and the location is great it's right downtown. We are in the independent living and they come clean our room once a week and do the linens. They have lots of daily activities...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Situated between Berkeley and Walnut Creek in Contra Costa county, Merrill Gardens proudly offers senior living for the Lamorinda area in the heart of downtown Lafayette. Enjoy being centrally located within walking distance to local shops, restaurants and art galleries. The Lafayette Library and...
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Cost of assisted living in Lafayette, CA

The average cost of senior living in Lafayette is $4,849 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Concord, CA with an average of $4,437 per month.

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Lafayette, CA vs. nearby cities

Lafayette, CA
$4,614/mo
$4,646/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Lafayette, CA vs. the state and national average

Lafayette, CA
$4,614/mo
U.S. national average
$4,632/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Lafayette vs. other types of senior living

Assisted Living
$4,614/mo
$5,843/mo

Median monthly costs of Assisted Living in Lafayette, CA by room type

Semi-Private
$5,239/mo
Private
$5,750/mo
Studio
$6,000/mo
1 Bedroom
$7,109/mo
2 Bedroom
$9,192/mo

Average cost of Assisted Living in Lafayette over time

Lafayette, CACA stateNational

Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

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What families are saying about assisted living in Lafayette

Recent reviews for assisted living in Lafayette

Heavenly Care LLC in Antioch, CA

5.0
Heavenly Care LLC is a kind, compassionate, comfortable environment, clean orderly, although it was hard to get through to them on the phone. Overall a nie place.

Goldencare 2 in Alameda, CA

5.0
I love Golden Care but having issue with A Place for Mom. Golden Care is great and I'm pleased, but I went on my own to the facility, not through A Place for Mom.

Blue Horizon Living LLC in Concord, CA

4.8
They are great at Blue Horizon Living LLC. Mom just missed dad and that is the only reason that we took her out. The management and staff are exceptional at this facility. They were very patient with mom as she was in a lot of pain. I really couldn't ask for a better place for mom. The people ...
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Lafayette review score based on 174 family reviews

7.8
Review score110 facilities174 ReviewsWrite a review
This proprietary review score is based on 174 reviews of 110 Lafayette assisted living communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Lafayette review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how assisted living residents and family members rate assisted living in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

Lafayette review score compared against nearby cities

7.8
Lafayette, CA110 facilities
7.6
Acalanes Ridge, CA80 facilities
7.8
Moraga, CA150 facilities

Review subcategories for Lafayette assisted living

When assisted living residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 174 reviews of 110 Lafayette assisted living communities. This chart helps you compare Lafayette resident and family assisted living satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
Lafayette, CA averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.6
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
4.6
Care services
4.2
4.2
Staff
4.5
4.5
Meals & dining
4.2
4.1
Activities
4.0
4.0
Value for cost*
4.2
4.1
0.01.02.03.04.05.0
*Learn more about cost details

Lafayette assisted living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Lafayette assisted living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Lafayette, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Lafayette assisted living

Assisted living communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of assisted living partners in Lafayette that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Lafayette, CANational
Full medication management
Full medication management
46.4%
51.5%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
13.6%
32.9%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
65.5%
98.9%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
99.1%
99.3%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
45.5%
56.1%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
11.8%
29.5%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
84.5%
99.1%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
40%
47.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
68.2%
52.9%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Lafayette assisted living

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Lafayette Assisted Living partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Lafayette, CANational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
55.5%
50.4%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
20%
31.5%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
51.8%
40.5%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
11.8%
13.3%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Lafayette assisted living

Assisted living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Lafayette partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Lafayette, CANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
14.5%
26.2%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
25.5%
39%
No sugar
No sugar
22.7%
36%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
37.3%
34.3%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
9.1%
12.2%
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Availability of select dining options in Lafayette assisted living

Our assisted living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Lafayette communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Lafayette, CANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
19.1%
30.2%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
25.5%
41%
Room service
Room service
23.6%
34.8%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
17.3%
17.2%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Lafayette assisted living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered assisted living communities in Lafayette offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Lafayette, CANational
Activity director
Activity director
29.1%
44.9%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
17.3%
30.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
12.7%
29.2%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
35.5%
48.9%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
30%
47.9%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
43.6%
51.6%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
21.8%
40%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
20.9%
33.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
21.8%
36.4%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
25.5%
45.4%
Live performances
Live performances
29.1%
45.7%
Dances
Dances
16.4%
28.5%
Fitness center
Fitness center
14.5%
23.6%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
29.1%
44.6%
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State regulations for assisted living in Lafayette

Safety is a primary concern when seniors and their families look for assisted living. Each state has its own laws and inspection processes to ensure seniors reside in a safe environment. Learning about California assisted living regulations will help you understand how assisted living communities in Lafayette protect seniors.

Learn about California Assisted Living regulations

Frequently Asked Questions

Cogir of Brentwood, Greenhills Care Home and Oakmont of Montecito are the top-rated assisted living facilities near Lafayette, California. See full list of communities.

There are 110 assisted living facilities near Lafayette, California. See the full list.

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